Starting from Monday, March 13, 2017, newly admitted students of the Obafemi Awolowo University will be able to pay the acceptance fee of N20,000 in order to proceed with other registration procedures.
In a Statement signed by the University Registrar, D. O. Awoyemi the university said “Candidates who made Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice and
took part in the Obafemi Awolowo University Post UTME screening exercise are advised to check their names from the list of candidates admitted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on the Obafemi Awolowo University Website ( or and follow the procedures for registration as laid out. Confirmation of admission on the OAU website shall commence with the payment of non-refundable acceptance fee of N20,000.00 (fresh students only).”
“Candidates shall thereafter continue with the registration procedure as detailed out on the University Website or eportal as provided above i.e.( or
“Candidates are required to log on to University eportal using their Matric/UTME Number to select payment activity and then choose the Type of Payment (Acceptance, Main Charges, Accommodation….) and indicate Mode of Payment (Bank Branch /Transfer /Master Card i.e. ATM) in order to link the payment to REMITA. If Bank Branchis selected, download RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) and use it to pay by cash in any BANK OF YOUR CHOICE that accepts cash payment to REMITA. If either TRANSFER or MASTER CARD is chosen, supply the additional information to effect the payment. Please, note that you can access the University e-portal anywhere to effect your payment in any branch of the Banks nearest to you effective 13th March, 2017,” the Statement added.
Barring all unforeseen conditions, fresh students are expected to resume for the 2016/2017 academic session on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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